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Lakeland Civic Center
Lakeland, Florida

Another unbelievable night from the spring ’77 tour serves as our Dead of the Day. A standard ’77 Bertha opens the show, but it is with the They Love Each Other a song later that you really know you are in for a treat this night. And that tastiness continues in an awesome Cassidy with Jerry inflecting these round, rich notes throughout the tune, but especially in the mid-song jam.  From there, a cool and upbeat opening introduces Jack-A-Roe, which continues in that slightly funky style, making for a nice twist on what is already a lovely tune. The set rolls along with enlightened precision with especially hot versions of Jack Straw and Row Jimmy. But the Scarlet> Fire that ends the set is a clear challenger to the Barton Hall version...